App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.
Title: Ready Maker
Summary: Fun and easy game design yields surprisingly complex creations
Pros: Easy to use but difficult to master, Ready Maker will engage kids and keep them solving problems.
Cons: The app can be confusing to use at first, and students will need scaffolding to link creations to class content.
Bottom Line: With teacher support, Ready Maker is a creative introduction to coding and game design.
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